FBO Notice Date 09/18/18
BIDS Reference Number 169
Document Type: Sources Sought
Aircraft Components & Accessories

Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, PK/PZ Tinker AFB, 73145-3015

16 -- Purchase_Request_FD2030-19-00284_Noun_FIRE EXTINGUISHER _Application_B1B_NSN_1680-01-188-2615_Part_Number_896245-03 SOL FD2030-19-00284 DUE 092518 POC Tina Vinson, Contracting Officer, Phone 405-734-8128, Email tina.vinson@us.af.mil - 423 SCMS Requirements, Email 423SCMS.Requirements@us.af.milINTERESTED SOURCES MUST SELECT "ADD ME TO INTERESTED VENDORS" BUTTON ABOVE OR BELOW TO BE CONSIDERED PARTICIPANTS IN THIS MARKET RESEARCH EFFORT.

THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. REQUESTS FOR A SOLICITATIONWILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code: 336413 (Other Aircraft Parts and Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing)
SBA Size Standard: 1,250 employees
Requirement Information: New Manufacture of Ballscrew Assembly to support the B1B weapon system

This Sources Sought Synopsis (SSS) is in support of market research being conducted by the United States Air Force (USAF). This market research is being conducted to increase competition for this requirement by identifying potential sources and to gauge small business interest to determine whether or not this requirement can be satisfied with a Small Business Set-Aside.

The Government will use the information gathered through publication of thisSSS to determine the best acquisition strategy for this requirement. The Government is interested in all potential sources including Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, 8(a) businesses, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses, HUBZone Small Businesses, Women-Owned Small Businesses, etc.

Potential sources shall be capable of furnishing all labor, materials, facilities and equipment required to accomplish the new manufacture of the item(s) listed below. Generally, this entails the procurement/manufacture of component parts, inspection, testing, preservation/packaging, and shipping. Additionally, potential sources may be responsible for supply chain management, logistics planning, forecasting production requirements, long-lead time parts procurement, diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortage issues, and shipping serviceable assets. The unit prices will be established at the time of a contract award for the item(s) listed below.

Potential sources may be responsible for nonrecurring engineering costs associated with becoming an approved source.

Estimated Solicitation Information:
Estimated Solicitation Date: SEPT 2018 (This is 6 Mo. From the date of PR initiation)
Estimated Solicitation Closing/Response Date: MAY 2018 (this is 2 Mo. From PR initiation)
PR#: FD2030-19-00284
Item Information:
Nomenclature/Noun: FIRE EXTINGUISHER
National Stock Number (NSN): 1680-01-188-2615jy
Part Number (P/N): 896245-03
Application: B1B

Production Information:
P/N NSN Noun Estimated Requirement
896245-03 1680-01-188-2615jy FIRE EXTINGUISHER YR 1 - 15 ea, YR 2 - 6ea, YR 3 - 47 ea

The work specified in this SSS does not have any associated technical data available for distribution. Potential sources for this effort shall be companies who have a current license or agreement with Kiddie Technologies INC to completethe work described in this SSS. Companies interested in performing the work specified, and have met the requirements stated above, should submit this information (i.e. license or agreement information) to the requirements workflow at the following address. Please include the PR number in the subject line of the request to ensure the action is routed to the responsible organization.

423SCMS.Requirements@us.af.mil

NOTE: Potential sources should only submit questions regarding this post to the above email address. DO NOT CONTACT THE ORIGINATOR OF THIS POST WITH QUESTIONS.

Disclaimer:
This SSS is issued solely for informational and planning purposes. It does not constitute a solicitation (Request for Information, Request for Proposal, or Request for Quotation) or a promise to issue a solicitation in the future.

The information in this notice is based on current information as of the publication date. The information in this notice is subject to change and is not binding to the Government. If changes are made, updated information will be provided in future notices and will be posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website at www.fbo.gov. Responses to this SSS may or may not be returned. Contractors not responding to this SSS will not be precluded from participation in any future solicitation.

INTERESTED SOURCES MUST SELECT "ADD ME TO INTERESTED VENDORS" BUTTON ABOVE OR BELOW TO BE CONSIDERED PARTICIPANTS IN THIS MARKET RESEARCH EFFORT.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AFMC/OCALCCC/FD2030-19-00284/listing.html